If you have suffered an accident at your workplace which has resulted in a permanent disability, you are entitled to receive disability compensation. The next question is – what exactly should the compensation cover and what should the amount be? A Southern California permanent disability attorney from Golden & Timbol can help disabled workers through the worker compensation process, and we will help them maximize their compensation claims.
Types of Disabilities
A permanent disability attorney will help you in every way, so you get the necessary compensation that you require to pay your bills. Some injuries can be very severe and the recovery periods that are required are also much longer, while others can lead to permanent disabilities such as:
- Brain damage
- Severe burns
- Loss of limbs
- Peripheral neuropathy
- Heart disease
The benefits you get will be entirely dependent on your circumstances. This will include the duration of absence from work as well as the average of your weekly wages. Your medical needs will be taken into consideration and so will several other factors. You might even be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits such as:
- Permanent Partial Disability Benefits- If the injured employee in Southern California has improved to the greatest possible degree, but will forever be impaired by that injury & can work only at a reduced-capacity. Workers get compensated in an amount that is based on the illness or injury.
- Permanent Total Disability Benefits- The employee is not able to work at all due to the injury or illness. Under PTD, the workers get 2/3rd of the average weekly wage.
Southern California Permanent Disability Lawyer
With all the experience that we have handling these types of cases, we know exactly what we are up against and are also aware of any restrictions. It is important that you contact us as soon as possible, as there are certain deadlines with disability claims. We need enough time to evaluate the claim and then collect all the relevant information after which we take appropriate legal action. This is the best way to ensure that all your rights are protected.
We aim at making an impact with any case that we take up and want to make it crystal clear to the insurance company that you have a very experienced attorney fighting your case for you. We have a reputation for providing consistent results in resolving temporary disability disputes. The important thing is not to lose hope. If your disability claim has been denied or you need to file one, contact A Southern California temporary disability attorney from Golden & Timbol without delay. Call us at 1-888-450-1021 or fill out our online contact form.